Phil for Short

Phil for Short is a 1919 American silent comedy film directed by Oscar Apfel and starring Evelyn Greeley. It was produced and distributed by World Film Company.[1]

Phil for Short
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Directed byOscar Apfel
Written byClara Beranger
Forrest Halsey
Produced byWorld Film
Oscar Apfel
StarringEvelyn Greeley
CinematographyMax Schneider
Nelson H. Minnerly
Distributed byWorld Film
Release date
  • June 2, 1919 (1919-06-02)
Running time
6 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


  • Evelyn Greeley as Damophilia Illington
  • Charles Walcott as Professor Illington
  • James Furey as Pat Mehan
  • Jack Drumier as Donald MacWrath
  • Ann Egelston as Eliza MacWrath
  • Hugh Thompson as John Alden
  • Henrietta Simpson as Mrs. Alden
  • Ethel Grey Terry as Angelica Wentworth
  • Edward Arnold as Tom Wentworth
  • John Adrizani as Ivanovitch
  • Tony Merlo as Clifford Brown
  • Florence Short as Prudence
  • Henry Hallam as President of College

Preservation statusEdit


  1. ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: Phil for Short
  2. ^ The Library of Congress/FIAF American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Phil for Short
  3. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, p. 141, c.1978 the American Film Institute

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